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Mar 2, 2013 The Average Guy Blog and Podcast Network
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Home Networking, ZyXel, Pulling Network Cable, VoIP, ENGenious EAP600, PoE, DataShark 70025 Tester, Asus RT-AC66U, Plenum Cable – HT107
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Mar 3, 2013 Home Networking, pfSense, Motorola Cable Modems, D-Link Routers and Gigabit Switches
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Home Networking, pfSense, Motorola Cable Modems, D-Link Routers and Gigabit Switches - HT106
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Jim (@jcollison) has guests Windows Home Server MVP John Zajdler (@Dieharder) and Andrew Morris(@unrealshots) for show #145 of the Home Tech Podcast brought to you by the Average Guy Network. Jim is back from the MVP Summit 2013 on the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, WA and spends some time going over a video review of the new Surface 2, covers a little bit of the new Xbox Music and Video, talks about using Windows Azure for the average guy, John covers some Home Server offerings from Seagate,...
Topics: Andrew Morris, Jim Collison, John Zajdler, NAS, Netgear, Seagate, Surface 2, Western Digital,...
Jim (@jcollison) has guests Paul Braren (@Tinkererguy) from http://Tinkertry.com and Christian Johnson (@TheWizBM) for show #146 of the Home Tech Podcast brought to you by the Average Guy Network. We started with a big (well, sort of) announcement about the name of the show, big deals going on at the Microsoft Store right now for Surface 2, some chat about the IBM Watson API, Paul's appearance on BYOB and his cable modem and router issues, problems with XP still at 33% market share and Paul...
Topics: Anker, Cable Modems, Christian Johnson, Jim Collison, Paul Braren, Router, Watson, Windows XP
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Jim ( @jcollison ) has guests Christian Johnson (@ TheWizBM ) and Kyle Wilcox (@kylejwx) for show #147 of Home Tech Podcast brought to you by the Average Guy Network. Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: http://theAverageGuy.tv/amazon Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live Full show notes and video at http://theAverageGuy.tv/ht147
Topics: Jim Collison, Christian Johnson, Kyle Wilcox, Yoono, Uptime Robot, WordPress, IBM, Tronsmart MK908
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Welcome to the first ever Home Tech Podcast.   Brian Burgess  and  Christian Johnson  join me,  Jim Collison  and special guest  John Zajdler  from the  HomeServerShow.com  on a new podcast focused on Tech solutions for the Average Guy.  Got folks always asking you to help you with their new gadgets?  This is the podcast you want to have them listen to! Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: Blogger, Dropbox, Essentials, Home, Live, Ninite, Podcast, Skype, Tech, Windows, Windows 7, Windows...
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The second show is up and running…and you won’t want to miss this one!  Once again joined by Brian, Christian and special guest John Zajdler from the  Home Server Show , we talk about the  changes that have most recently been made to Facebook , the worst rated wireless provider the US  (guess who that can be?) and  an iPhone App  that saves lives. Brian covered some material on the Microsoft Bing Bar after feeling like we might have scared you away from tool bars last week.   Click...
Topics: bing bar, chrome, Firefox, groupon, Home Tech, Internet Explorer, NewEgg, Podcast, safari, woot
Brian, Christian and Jim are together again to talk “how-to” tech for the average home user.  In show #3, we added some new music for the intro and at the end of the show!  Make sure you listen all the way to the end. For our third Home Tech Show we talked about Blogging and micro-blogging.  How To Get Started Blogging with Blogger.com Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: Android, Blogger, Facebook, iPod Touch, Kindle Reader, LastPass, Microblogging, Pandora, passwords,...
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Jim, Brian and Christian’s pre-Christmas Show!  We start the show by covering Brian’s TAG Post on  Windows Live Movie Maker  and discover how to build great videos with this free software. We also cover those crazy Microsoft Commercials where people say, “To the Cloud!” and no one knows why.  We talk about each one of the commercials in depth and give the product solutions that Microsoft fails to give. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at ...
Topics: Drobo, Messenger, To the Cloud, windows live essentials, Windows Live Mesh, Windows Live Movie Maker
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Brian, Christian and Jim talk Tech Christmas Gifts, what to do with the iTunes Gift card you received, how to store your music files, Windows Live Photo Gallery and of course, the Drobo.  It’s a post Christmas extravaganza! Don’t forget to go all the way to the end of the podcast!  Some additional content. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: Amazon, AMD, ASUS, Christmas Gifts, Drobo, iTunes, Photo Gallery, Tascam DR-07, Window Live Photo...
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I met up with Randy Ksar, Social Media Manager for Motorola Mobility at CES last weekend and we took a few minutes right there in the booth to talk about some of his podcasting equipment as well as what is hot at Motorola right now. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: Motorola, Sennheiser, Zoom
We talked about more than just Audacity crashing (in fact, we never mentioned it on the recorded show) but at the end of the broadcast, Audacity died on us.  I thought we had lost the file and had no idea how to recover it.  To GOOGLE! We found the recovery instructions and did a live fix right on uStream!  Here were the instructions:  http://wiki.audacityteam.org/index.php?title=CrashRecovery   There were a couple spots that didn’t recover just right.  See if you can find them!...
Topics: Acronis Back up Software, Antivirus, Carbonite and KeepVault., ClickFree, Control Panel, CrashPlan,...
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Brian is back this week and he joins Jim and Christian for the latest edition of the The Home Tech Podcast.  We talk Facebook messaging, the new Netflix subscription model, how to configure Windows 7 Update and very small PCs.  Brain breaks out his new iPad for a quick review to top it off.  All that and much more with week! You can contact the show at  podcast@theaverageguy.tv Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: Android, Facebook, iPad, iPhone, Netflix, Windows 7
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Jim, Christian and Brian are back for another week of discussion on Technology in your Home.  We spend some time looking at some helpful productivity tips for Windows 7.  Topics like keyboard shortcuts, jumplists, the Reliability Monitor, our friend Ninite, Aero Snap and Shake, notification customization, using checkboxes, the taskbar and multiple monitors.  Did I leave anything out? Brian talks about his post on using his iPad to remote control his Windows PCs on his network using ...
Topics: Aero Snap, checkboxes, jumplists, keyboard shortcuts, multiple monitors., Ninite, notification...
Has anyone seen Brian?  We couldn’t find and had to do the show without him!  Christian joined Jim for show #10 and we talked about the new Android Market that is not a phone app, the upcoming Super Bowl ad that will include an unlock code for another level in Angry Birds and the difference between Sleep and Hibernate with your PC.  We also spend a few minutes talking about USB monitors and Christian covers a little news of his own.  In one of your shortest shows to date, we are quick and...
Topics: Android Market, Angry Birds, Super Bowl
We tried 4 guys for the show this week and welcomed guest host Andrew Morris from Melbourne, Australia the this week’s edition.  In a very full show, we talked about the Team Viewer application, some discussion around the differences between Microsoft’s Technet and Action Pack software subscription services, the release of IE 9 RC, Bing’s gaining on Google, Facebook’s Q4 revenue, Brian newest post at AppAdvice, the Mac Mini, Windows 7 Family Pack, Christian’s WHS addin Magic Wake on...
Topics: Action Pack, AppAdvice, Bing, Drobbox, Facebook, Family Pack, Google, Guitar Hero, HP, HTC, IE 9,...
Jim was joined again by Brian Burgess, Christian Johnson and Andrew Morris.  Jim starts the show with a bit of podcasting soul searching.  With 12 shows now in the books, what has the podcast become and who are we trying to reach?  Would love your comments on why you listen to the show and what you find most helpful.  Email  podcast@theaverageguy.tv . For the rest of the show we talk about Blogging and Podcast basics, IBM’s Watson smoking real people on Jeopardy, new Motorola’s...
Topics: Blog, Facebook, IBM, Jeopardy, Podcast, Star Trek, twitter, Watson, Windows Live Writer
With both the Home Server Show and The Home Tech Podcast back on their regular schedule, Jim, Brian, Christian and a new regular Andrew Morris, welcome  Gordon Schmidt  to the podcast.  Gordon is a long time listener and fellow family tech support guy.  With a full compliment of tech guys, it’s time to get down to business. This this weeks show, we cover the new, redefined purpose for the podcast.  “From Tech Guys, For Tech Guys!”  Jim does a quick review of the new HP Pavillion dm1...
Topics: Android, Antivirus, dm1z, HP Pavillion dm1z, Malwarebytes, media center, Microsoft Security...
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So after the show #13 last week, Christian’s Dad, Gary got on the line and started a discussion on something we had been talking about earlier.  I left the recorder going and this is what we got!  Enjoy a short, midweek show and let me know what you think?  Should we invite Christian’s Dad back?  Give him is own segment?  Follow him on Twitter? Join Jim, Andrew and Gary on this special edition of the Home Tech Podcast! Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at ...
Topics: Gary Johnson, Jim Collison, Podcast
This week’s show includes the regulars, Brian Burgess, Christian Johnson and Andrew Morris.  The guys spend some time talking about iPad and the new iPad2.  Brian covers accessing Windows 7 from a Mac, ripping DVDs and a Gmail failure.  Christian brings some updates and Andrew talks about a PC in a box, really!  Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: Andrew Morris, Christian Johnson, DVD, Gmail, Google, Handbrake, iPad, Mac, Mac Mini
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Jim, Brian, Andrew and special guest and good friend of the show, John Zajdler come together for the next edition of the Home Tech Podcast.  Starting with a listener comment, we spoke a bunch about LiveCams and video equipment.  In a tangent, we talked about music quality and USB Record Players and Tuners.  Is the WebOS making its way a printer near you?  Maybe on a laptop?  We wrap up the show with some discussion around the Windows, Mac and Ubuntu OS. If you haven’t been out on  the...
Topics: Angry Birds, DLink, Laptops, LiveCam, Mac, Printers, WebOS, Windows
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March 17th, 2011 – St. Patrick’s Day Special – With the week almost gone, the Home Tech Podcast loaded up in preparation for a long weekend of green parties and college basketball!  Along with regulars Christian Johnson and Andrew Morris, we were joined by Special Guests Mike Howard and Bill Paulman. New Show Notes format this week.  What do you think? Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: AMD, iPad, March Madness, MControl, Pfsense, Super Router, untangled
Jim, Christian, Andrew and special guest, Rich O’Neil get together for this edition of the Home Tech Podcast. The guys start off talking about the Twitter aggregation service  paper.li , which “organizes links shared on Twitter into an easy to read newspaper-style format. Newspapers can be created for any  Twitter user ,  list  or  #tag” , and go on to discuss  Eventbrite , which is an online service to help you plan, promote and co-ordinate and even sell tickets for your meetings,...
Topics: Android, Apple, chrome, eventbrite, paper.li, RunKeeper
Jim, Christian and Andrew get together for this edition of the Home Tech Podcast. After some listener feedback, and an update on the Stuxnet Virus from  Mark Russinovich’s blog , the guys talk about  Google ’s upcoming  “+1”  service – when signed into your Google account, you will be able to  “Use +1 to give something your public stamp of approval, so friends, contacts, and others can find the best stuff when they search.”   Results will show in your personal  Google...
Topics: Android, Backups, Deal, Facebook, Google, Linux, Top Ten
Jim and Christian are joined by John Zajdler and Bill Paulmenn for this weeks edition of the Home Tech Podcast. The guys kick off with Jim talking about the new online profile site  About.Me , a recently discovered online service, which will not only allow you to have a single online bio that you can reference from all your various places on the web, but bring together all your social networking details together, with support for most of the popular sites, including and by no means limited...
Topics: About.Me, Amazon, Deal, Google, Home Automation, Internet Explorer, Latitude, MControl, MP3,...
Jim, Christian and Andrew are this week joined by Mike Howard for this weeks installment of the Home Tech Podcast. The guys start off talking about their choice of Virus and Malware removal tools, with  Microsoft Security Essentials ,  Avira AntiVirus ,  Malwarebytes ,  McAfee Stinger  and various  Symantec Removal Tools , as well as the  Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool , which comes from Microsoft via Windows Update. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at ...
Topics: ASUS, Citrix, Deal, Google, Hyper-V, Internet Explorer, Malwarebytes, McAfee, Microsoft Security...
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With Christian on his music tour, and Andrew unwell, Jim is joined by Mike Howard and Rich O’Neil for this weeks installment of the Home Tech Podcast. The guys kick off talking about  Facebook  changing their default security settings without notifying the user community.  For those of you who had changed your Facebook security settings to use https by default, be sure to check your Facebook security settings to make sure that your settings are how you want them.  To check, log into your...
Topics: Facebook, Hard Disks, Hitachi, Microsoft, Office 365, Samsung, ScareWare, Seagate, SyncToy 2.1,...
Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined by good friend of the show, Chris Lux for this weeks installment of the Home Tech Podcast. With everyone back on deck, and the  Skype  Gods working in their favor, the guys kick off with some listener feedback from Michael in Connecticut who shares with the show how he uses the often talked about  SyncToy  to copy his critical data between his  Windows Home Server , and his  cloud storage  provider of choice,  Mozy . Join us for the show live each...
Topics: Data Recovery, Delicious, Eye-Fi, Facebook, Flickr, Google, Google Applications, Hulu, Mobile Me,...
Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined by Gordon Schmidt for this weeks installment of the Home Tech Podcast. The guys kick off with Christian giving a quick insight regarding the change in his development methodologies for his  Windows Home Server  add-in,  Magic Wake-On LAN  given the change in technology between original  Windows Home Server  and the new Windows Home Server  2011. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: Credit Report, DNS, KeePass, LastPass, passwords, PlayStation, RoboForm, Security, Sony, Tablets,...
Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined by Bill Paulmenn for this weeks installment of the Home Tech Podcast. For anyone who has been off the grid for the past week, the guys start off discussing what is possibly the most interesting acquisition of the year, being the recent  Microsoft  purchase of  Skype  for $8.5 billion US, and what this could mean for the future of  Skype  as we currently know it, use it, and most days, love it! Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at ...
Topics: Angry Birds Browser Edition, i-Robot, MentionMap, Microsoft, Rainmeter, Skype, Youtu.be
Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined by Mike Howard and John Zajdler for this weeks installment of the Home Tech Podcast. The guys kick off talking about Document Management for the Average Guy.  For those of you who still mange your records via a filing cabinet and paper records, this topic is for you.  Mike tells us about his preferred scanner the  Fujitsu   Snapscan S1300 , and how he chose the software that he uses.  The guys discuss the products and methods they use to scan and store...
Topics: Amazon, Deal, Document Scanning, Facebook, Microsoft Surface, Security, Tablets, Viewsonic, WebOS
Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined by Rich O’Neil for this weeks installment of the Home Tech Podcast. The guys kick off discussing Christian’s latest project, getting SharePoint 2010 up and running, and the upgrade to TheAverageGuy website , before moving on to another free exercising app for the fitness enthusiasts amongst us, with  Nike+ for iPhone  becoming free of charge for a limited time.  If you have a pair of  Nike  shoes, the Nike sensor and an  iPhone , but haven’t...
Topics: Amazing Slow Downer, Audible Books, Bing, Bing Maps, Energy, Google, Kill-a-watt, NearMap, Power,...
Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined by Gary Johnson (better known as Christians’ Dad” for this weeks installment of the Home Tech Podcast. After a few audio hitches the guys get things rolling by talking about Jims’ experiences using the 14-day trial of  Microsoft   Zune Pass  to prepare the DJ tracks for his sons’ wedding, and some of the challenges of being able to download the desired music after finding it. More at http://theAverageGuy.tv
Topics: Ceton, HD Home Run, Libre Office, Microsoft, Open Office, Open Source, Padfone, RSS Readers,...
Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined by Jason, one of the developers at  BIOS-Mods.com , for this weeks’ installment of the Home Tech Podcast. The guys fire off with Christian filling us in with most recent project, Christian-Net, which is his project to create a digital life archive! Jason and Christian give us an insight into what the guys do over at  BIOS-Mods.com , with respect to adding new features and over clocking your PC.  The guys can alter most features on a motherboard, as well...
Topics: Andrew Morris, Christian Johnson, Cloud Player, Facebook, Facial Recognition, Google Music, HP,...
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Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined by Gordon Schmidt for this weeks’ installment of the Home Tech Podcast. Christians’ latest tech news for the Home Server crowd is that the BIOS for an  HP EX485 MediaSmart server  can be recovered if becomes corrupted somehow.  If you have somehow corrupted the BIOS on your MediaSmart Server, you can check out how to recover your MediaSmart Server BIOS  over at  BIOS-Mods . More at http://theAverageGuy.tv
Topics: Android, AppBrain, chrome, Deal, Google, Google Reader, Google Voice, Performance Tips, Windows...
Jim and Andrew are joined by Chris Lux and John Zajdler for this weeks’ installment of the Home Tech Podcast. The guys get rolling talking about  Brian Burgess’   Information Week  article:  Firefox 5.0: 5 Reasons to Upgrade , following on from the upgrade from the  Mozilla Organization  of their flagship browser,  Firefox .  The guys discuss their browser of choice, with Jim, Chris and Andrew mostly being Chrome users, with John being an  Internet Explorer 9  user.  Chris tells...
Topics: Ancestry.com, DNA Research, Dropbox, Firefox, Genealogy, Security, SkyDrive
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Jim and Gordon record a live show at the  Home Server Show  Meetup in Wisconsin, and has a chat with some of regulars from the show, including Christian, Bill, Mike and Rich. The guys discuss the experience of being remote to the Meetup, for those of us who couldn’t make it, as well as some of the equipment the folks who attended bought along with them, and the advantages of being able to see and touch the hardware that is regularly discussed on the  Home Server Show  podcast. The guys...
Topics: Gordon Schmidt, Home Tech, Jim Collison, Meetup
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Jim and Andrew finally record the show they have been talking about for 4-5 months, a show with their wives; to be able to capture a glimpse into the flip side of living with a Tech Guy, as well as the technologies that they use in their everyday lives as a result of their tech husbands. Jims’ wife, Sarah, is the Technology Coordinator at Jim and Sarah’s church, and works with various technologies including Windows 7 ,  Microsoft Office , media presentation software, and the management of...
Topics: Couples, Dropbox, Live Mesh, Office, Team Viewer, technology, Windows
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So Jim thought it was show 33!  Not so.  Show #34 bring Jim, Christian and Bill together to discuss the ins and outs of Google+, a deal of the week and some unusual tools for BBQ smokers.  Andrew was a bit under the weather and celebrating his birthday. Happy Birthday Andrew.  With Andrew out, Jim is on the show notes. We kick off the show with a the latest and greatest to hit the Internet from the guys over at  Google , being  Google+ .  What does the service mean for the average guy?...
Topics: Deal, Google, Google Plus, Internet Explorer, Security Essentials, Windows
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Jim, Christian and Andrew. with special guest Mike Howard from jpeg2RAW are together again for show #35 of the Home Tech Podcast This week the guys talk some more about Google Plus, Digital Photography for the novice to amateur photographer, and tips and tricks for improving your images. Mikes podcast jpeg2RAW and photography site can be found over at  http://NovStudios.com More at http://theAverageGuy.tv
Topics: audio, digital, facebook friends, google, guys, hardward, hdr, home office pc, photography, plus,...
Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined by Rich O’Neil for this weeks’ installment of the Home Tech Podcast. After exploring the concept of a show, “Random with Rich” discussing random  Tweets  and stream items from  Google+ , the guys kick it off, discussing some of the issues Rich has had with his router and streaming media from his Windows 2011 Home Server, and the good and bad of  Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) . More at http://theAverageGuy.tv
Topics: Andrew Morris, Christian Johnson, Deal, Facebook, forums, iPhone, Jim Collison, Netflix, Rich...
One weekend, Rich O’Neil (and some of tech guys that hang around the  Home Server Show Podcast ) thought, “what would happen if we just recorded some of the conversations we have around our tech stuff?”  The result was this podcast that we recorded on July 31st.  Rich’s Random Podcast Generator was born!  Interested in your feedback. We used Google+ Hangout to record the conversation.  If this project is successful, we will try it again on it’s very own RSS feed! We chatted about...
Topics: Android, Apple, RAID, SSD, UNRAID, Windows 7
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It was a relatively quiet evening on the Home Tech Podcast!  Gary Johnson joined Jim (Andrew and Christian were both out of town) to discuss in detail a few topics.  The majority of the show focused around Subsonic and how Gary uses it in his Home Enterprise. More at http://theAverageGuy.tv
Topics: 3D, 4G, EVO, Hard Disks, Hard Drive, HTC, Subsonic
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Jim, Gordon, are joined by John Hughes from  Code Core Technologies , and a late joining Andrew for this weeks’ installment of the Home Tech Podcast. After a brief chat about phones and and the trials and tribulations of dying gaming consoles, the Jim kicks off, talking about his latest project, “ The 28 Day Experiment ” testing the  HP   TouchPad .  You can follow Jim’s experiences over on the website, under the “ The 28 Day Experiment ” tag.  The guys chat about some of the...
Topics: Ford Sync, Galaxy, Home Automation, HP, Samsung, Tablets, TouchPad
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Jim, Andrew and Christian, are joined by Chris Lux for this weeks’ installment of the Home Tech Podcast. With the thunderstorms rolling through Jim’s city threatening to stop the recording, the guys kicked it off hearing about Christian’s recent break at  NASA  Camp, and the various programs of work that NASA  have coming in the future. More at http://theAverageGuy.tv
Topics: Deal, Google, HP, Motorola, TouchPad, WebOS, Windows Phone 7
Jim and Andrew are joined by Rich O’Neil and John Zajdler for this weeks’ installment of the Home Tech Podcast. Don’t be confused at first that the show is an update from the Weather Channel or the “Natural Disasters Podcast”, as the guys talk about the bad weather that has been hitting the US in the past couple of months; this IS the  Home Tech Podcast , and this week we’re discussing the news. More at http://theAverageGuy.tv
Topics: Andrew Morris, Google Applications, Google Docs, HP, Jim Collison. Rich O'Neil, News, Office,...
Jim and Andrew and Christian are joined by  Mike Howard  for this weeks’ installment of the Home Tech Podcast. After the introductions, Jim reminds us all of the importance of using an  Uninterruptible Power Supply  or UPS for those of us who live in areas that experience power issues from time to time. The guys move on to talk about the recent increase in spam, especially around seemingly random people signing up to forums and sites where comments can be posted.  Christian tells us...
Topics: Deal, DNS, Facebook, Google DNS, K9 Web Protection, OpenDNS, SendGrid, Skype, Spam, Storage, UPS
Jim and Andrew and Christian are joined by Rich O’Neil for this week’s installment of the Home Tech Podcast. The show starts off with Andrew giving an update of the status of solar installation rebates in Victoria in Australia, and why he is installing more solar panels on the house. Jim tells us about  Cox Communication’s  new offering, which gives their Internet subscribers a cloud-style  backup solution , starting at 1GB to 50GB up to Unlimited storage, depending on your subscriber...
Topics: Andrew Morris, Christian Johnson, Deal, Google Plus, Input Director, Jim Collison, Nike MAG, Rich...
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Jim and Andrew and Christian are joined by Gary Johnson for this week’s installment of the Home Tech Podcast. After some chat about the benefit of purchasing a decent quality headset if you are getting into podcasting, the guys kick the show off. More at http://theAverageGuy.tv
Topics: Headsets, Keyboards, Mouse Without Borders, TouchPad, Windows 8
Jim and Andrew and Gary Johnson are joined by Gordon Schmidt and John Hughes for this week’s installment of the Home Tech Podcast. After a timely reminder that the podcast feed will be changed next week, the guys kick off the show. Jim starts off, talking about the new  Kindle  range of eBook readers, announced by Amazon  this week, with the new range starting at $79 for the  Kindle 6” model , all the way up to $199 for the new  Kindle Fire , which is 7” has a color display, and...
Topics: Amazon, Amazon Prime, Kindle Reader, Netflix, Redbox, Speed Testing, Synology, Windows Home Server
Jim and Andrew and Christian are joined by Bill Paulmenn for this week’s installment of the Home Tech Podcast. For those of you hearing the show via iTunes or your podcatcher of choice, thanks for switching feeds – if your friends are missing this episode, please remind them to switch to the new feeds – the link is below! Christian is back this week, taking a break from the school work for an hour or two, catching some time for technology! More at http://theAverageGuy.tv
Topics: Andrew Morris, Apple, Bill Paulmenn, Christian Johnson, Defrag, Drobo, iPhone, iTunes, Jim...
Jim and Andrew and Christian are joined by Mike Howard from  Jpeg2RAW  for this week’s installment of the  Home   Tech  Podcast. The guys start off with some  Skype  chat, relating to the aggressive update cycle since  Microsoft  acquired  Skype , and draw some comparisons to the Group Chat feature within  Google Plus , as well as talking about the  Facebook  and  Skype  integration. More at http://theAverageGuy.tv
Topics: Adobe Flash, AMD, Android, Blackberry, CPU, iPhone, Netflix, Photoshop, Skype, TouchPad
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Jim and Andrew and Christian are joined by Rich O’Neil from  Rich’s Random Podcast Generator  here at The Average Guy for this week’s installment of the  Home   Tech  Podcast. Christian Corner: An update’s from Christian’s Desk: The resolution to the security system: World Wide Launch of a new Term:  The Full Fo-Shay Listen LIVE  every Thursday night at  http://TheAverageGuy.tv/live  @ 5pP/7pC/8pE
Topics: ASUS, Full Fo-Shay, K9, Macbook, OpenDNS, Skype
Jim and Andrew are joined by Gary Johnson at  The Average Guy  for this week’s installment of the Home Tech Podcast. After the introductions, and weather reports from around the world, the guys kick off the show, talking about  Jims’ search for a miniature computer  to match to a  Drobo S , and run  Windows Home Server 2011 . Gary warns against small form factor machines that can trap heat inside the case, and recommends using a drive such as the  Seagate Momentus XT  for a system...
Topics: Drobo, Freecycle, HD Home Run, HP, PC Recycling, PCs for Kids, Silicon Dust, Urban Dictionary,...
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Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined by Chris Lux at  The Average Guy  for this week’s installment of the  Home Tech Podcast . Jim tells us about the  Google Driverless Car Fleet , that has recently racked up 140,000 miles. The cars use  a combination of GPS, LIDAR sensors and artificial intelligence  to ensure the cars don’t have any unnecessary accidents. The guys discuss how they believe the adoption of this technology would fit with their lifestyles, and how it may be adopted for...
Topics: ADSL, Angry Birds Merchandise, Cable, Driverless Cars, Google, IceTV, Network, OpenVPN, Tivo, VPN,...
Jim and Andrew are joined this week by John Zajdler and Gordon Schmidt for this weeks’ installment of the  Home Tech Podcast . The guys start off the show discussing the recent news that  HP  is  retaining the Personal Systems Group , and if  HP  will keep WebOS , and where  HP  could use  WebOS  in their existing product lines, such as the possibility of integrating a  WebOS  control panel into the enterprise level multifunction devices, or even the home printer, with the...
Topics: Firefox, Google Chrome, HP, Metro UI, Microsoft Hardware, Music, Online Music, palm.com, Ringtones,...
Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined this week by Bill Paulmenn for this weeks’ installment of the  Home Tech Podcast . Bill has also caught the “new microphone disease”, and the show starts off with Bill telling us about his new  Samson Microphone . Jim talks about using a studio microphone along with a set of  Yurbuds  earphones, which let you hear ambient conversations, as well as the conversation you are partaking in. Listen LIVE  at 6pP/8C/9E/1aUTC every Thursday night over at ...
Topics: Android, Cycling, Dropbox, exercise, Garmin, GPS, Microphones, Microsoft Lync, Microsoft Surface,...
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Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined this week by Mike Howard from  jpeg2RAW  for this weeks’ installment of the  Home Tech Podcast . The show starts off, with Christian telling us about the trials and tribulations of hitting the limit of an unlimited web-hosting package, and the experience of choosing a new  Virtual Private Server Provider (VPS) , finally setting on  Virpus , where he has even dealt with the CEO. Listen LIVE  at 6pP/8C/9E/1aUTC every Thursday night over at ...
Topics: 7-Zip, Adobe, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Deal, NewEgg, Photoshop, Social Networking, Tiger Direct,...
Jim and Andrew are joined this week by Gary Johnson for this weeks’ installment of the  Home Tech Podcast . The guys start off the show with an update on the solar grid feed system Andrew and his wife installed in May this year, followed by some discussions around if the others would “green” their lives. Jim talks about his new  HP ProLiant MicroServer N40L , which has arrived, and been set up running  Windows Home Server 2011 for some testing with a  Drobo S Listen LIVE  at...
Topics: Android, Drobo, Google Navigation, Green Technology, Hard Disks, HP Proliant Microserver, issuu,...
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Jim was joined this week by Andrew (on the phone), Mike Howard from the  jpeg2raw podcast  and Rich O’Neil from  Rich’s Random Podcast Generator .  Christian had the night off for his birthday!  Happy Birthday Christian! Andrew was on his way out of town and we caught him live via Skype to his phone.  For Christmas, he was heading out to his parents bed and breakfast.  You can visit there site at  http://www.bellviewhill.com/  and we recommend you say there if you are ever in...
Topics: Bellview Hill Bed and Breakfast, Facebook, Roku, WD Live, Xbox, Yeti Blue
Jim ( who audio was coming from his camera mic  for the entire show and not the Yeti!) was joined this week by John Zajdler from The  HomeServerShow.com , Mike Howard from the  jpeg2raw podcast  and Rich O’Neil from  Rich’s Random Podcast Generator . Both Andrew and Christian were still on holiday! In a post Christmas, pre New Year show, Jim asks the question, “What did you get for Christmas?” and “What did you really want for Christmas?” The guys share! Listen LIVE every...
Topics: Amazon Fire, HP Proliant Microserver, HP Proliant Microserver N40L, ipod, Kindle, N40L, Raspberry...
The gang was back this week and Jim was joined by Andrew, Christian and Bill Paulmenn. Jim’s wife Sarah also joined us at the end of the podcast.  GIRL ALERT! With all the guys in the house, it’s time to talk travel and travel technology. What kind of tech do you take with you when you are on the road for vacation or traveling for business? Jim travels with 2 Laptops (work and personal), Samsung Epic Touch 2 (Sprint) Phone and all the chargers necessary to keep things juiced. The guys talk...
Topics: AudioBulbs, Crypteks, iTunes, Windows Storage Spaces
With everyone back on decent Internet connections, Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined this week by Mike Howard from jpeg2RAW . After some updates from the guys, Dave McCabe, from the  Home Server Show , joins the guys live from  CES , and gives an update on the  ioSafe  demonstration, and the week at  CES  in general. Listen LIVE every Thursday night at  http://TheAverageGuy.tv/live  @ 6pP/8C/9E/1aUTC
Topics: Adobe, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, CES 2012, Compact Cameras, Couch to 5k, Garmin, Google...
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This week Jim and Andrew bring you the latest installment of the  Home Tech Podcast . Jim talks about this recent upgrade to a  120GB Mushkin SSD  drive in his primary PC, and the performance increases he has seen as a result of the upgrade, as well as how he moved non-critical services from the SSD to a traditional rotating drive. Check out  Jim’s post  on the experience, and the benchmark comparison between the old rotating drive and the new SSD. The guys talk about SSD’s in general,...
Topics: Google Hangout, Logitech Headset, PIPA, Plantronics Voyager Pro, Protect IP Act, Skype, SOPA, SSD,...
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This week Jim, Christian and Gary Johnson bring you the latest installment of the  Home Tech Podcast WE HAD SOME SOUND ISSUES at minute 45 and 55. Sorry for the bad quality. Christian talks a bit about his site  http://bios-mods.com . There might someday be a special guest appearance on the show from the bios mods guys! Watch for it. Listen LIVE every Thursday night at  http://TheAverageGuy.tv/live  @ 6pP/8C/9E/1aUTC
Topics: Christian Johnson, HP, Jim Collison, Monitor, SOPA
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This week Jim, Gary Johnson and special guest Chris Lux bring you the latest installment of the  Home Tech Podcast SSD prices continue to fall while hard drive prices continue to rise. Newegg yesterday and today advertised 2 SSD deals at $109.99 for SATA III 120GB SSD’s Seagate 3TB xt 7200 rpm drives are all but extinct. The model that that we bought at $149 before the Thai flood that was recently selling for $429 is no longer listed. Let’s hope that this means the new 3.5 hybrid drives...
Topics: Facebook IPO, SSD Drives, The Microsoft Store, Windows 8
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After a couple of weeks of being unable to record a show, Jim and Andrew are joined this week by Mike Howard from the jpeg2RAW Podcast , for this weeks’ installment of the  Home Tech Podcast . Jim tells us about the tribulations of automotive failure in a hybrid car, and Andrew gives us an update on the solar array he has on the roof before the guys roll into the show. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Camera Size, Drift Innovation, GoPro, Hobie Kayaks, Mirage Drive,...
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Dec 27, 2014 Jim Collison
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The show kicks off with some very exciting news from Christian, who has scored himself a holiday internship at  NASA  in one of their software development teams. A big congratulations from all of us here at The Average Guy! For those who like to test the latest and greatest in  Microsoft   Operating Systems  before they hit mainstream, Microsoft has released the  Consumer Preview for Windows 8 , available for both 32-bit and 64-bit systems. Be sure to grab the Product Key before you close...
Topics: Android, iPhone, Samsung Galaxy SII, VirtualBox, Windows 8
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Dec 27, 2014 Jim Collison
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Jim Podcasts directly from Omaha’s Eppley Airfield in Nebraska. Mike Howard from  http://jpeg2raw.com  hosted the show while I was remote. We talked about WHS 2011, mp3 downloads, Windows Server 8 beta and much more. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: mp3 downloads, WHS 2011, Windows Server 8
The show moves from Thursday to Friday night this week and Jim is joined by Christian and special guest Chris Lux. If Jim gave you $700 for an iPad, would you use it? Both Chris and Christian decide. We took a look at Jim’s new  Fujitsu Primergy TX100 S2  to replace is current broadcast server. New had run out of stock early last week, but they are now back in! Check it out! Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: Fujitsu Primergy TX100 S2, iPad, Microsoft Metro, New Xbox, Sched.org, Windows 8 CP
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Jim was joined this week by John Zajdler (@Dieharder), Christian and Andrew. We started with a discussion with some chat about the podcasting aggregator Stitcher, found at  http://stitcher.com . We also spent some time talking about Skype. We talked about a bit of history, how we all use Skype and even answered a few questions. Christian even shared how he and his friends use Skype to do homework together. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at ...
Topics: New iPad, Skype, Stitcher, Windows 8
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Jim was joined this week by  jpeg2raw  host Mike Howard, regular guest host Bill Paulmenn and special guest John Stutsman. It was a very funny show and we had a good time. We start the show with some discussion on hotel wireless access points based on a question from Michael Burris on Google+. We also had a suggestion from a listener named Bob who contacted us through my  http://about.me/jcollison . We spent some time talking about disassembling hard drives. Join us for the show live each...
Topics: Bill the Builder, Hard Drive, Hotel Wireless, Photoshop
Jim was joined again this week by  jpeg2raw  host Mike Howard, regular host Christian Johnson. Andrew came in late and left early from his holiday. Jim showed off his budget sound card purchase from Best Buy: A Rocketfish Gaming Sound Card. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: Amazon Prime, Drobbox, Garmin, Honda, Lightroom, Retailmenot.com, Rocketfish, Sound Card
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The guys are joined by Bryan Auer and Rich O’Neil for show 69 of The Home Tech Podcast. The guys start off learning some about the lead recycling business that Bryan works in, with Bryan telling us how lead-acid batteries, and other lead containing products are recycled into re-usable components. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: Commodore 64, Commodore PET, Digital Photography, Dropbox, Facebook, Google Plus, HomeOS,...
Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined this by Gary Johnson for show 70 of The Home Tech Podcast.  We talk CrashPlan, eBay, HTPC, Rainmeter, RaspberryPi, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Samsung Galaxy Note, Windows 8 Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: CrashPlan, eBay, HTPC, Rainmeter, RaspberryPi, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Samsung Galaxy Note, SSD,...
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Jim and Andrew are joined this week by Gary Johnson (filling in for Christian) and Special Guest Chris Lux for show 71 of The Home Tech Podcast.  We chat about New SSD Drives, the newest in Cloud Storage Options (Google Drive, SkyDrive, Dropbox) as well as some big Microsoft changes with their software. MozyPro–secure online backup for businesses Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: Cloud Storage, Drobbox, Google, Google Drive, Microsoft, Samsung Galaxy SIII, SkyDrive, SSD
Jim and Christian are joined this week by special guest  Gordon Schmidt  for show 72 of The Home Tech Podcast.  We tried using the very new  Google+ Hangout feature  called “On Air.”  The show video is now available on YouTube at  the Average Guy Podcast Channel .  Give it a try. MozyPro–secure online backup for businesses Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: Android, Apple, Bing, Facebook, Google, Google Hangout, iOS, iPad, iPod Touch, Java, Microsoft,...
Jim and Andrew (well…sort of) are joined this week by special guest John Zajdler and Gary Johnson filling in for Christian on show 73 of The Home Tech Podcast. Gary picked up a new Rode Podcaster – Large Capsule Broadcast Quality Dynamic Microphone with Rode PSA 1 Swivel Mount Studio Microphone Boom Arm and Rode PSM Shockmount for Podcaster ( link ).  It’s an XLR mic (he was hoping for USB) so he also picked up the M- Audio Fast Track ( link ) to convert the sound to USB....
Topics: Facebook Messenger, Google Music, M-Audio Fast Track, Rainmeter, Rode Podcaster, Subsonic, Windows 8
Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined this week by Mike Howard from  jpeg2RAW  and Renny Phipps for Show 74 of The Home Tech Podcast. The guys start off talking about the recent  Facebook IPO , which started at $38 and closed at $33.03 at the end of the first day of trading. The guys discuss where the volume may be coming from in the stock, and the future of  Facebook  being traded on the market, and the future of  Facebook  were it to become a “user pays” service. MozyPro–secure...
Topics: DeLorean Bicycle, Facebook, Google, Java, LastPass, Media Tagging, Oracle, Samsung Galaxy SIII,...
Jim and Andrew are joined this week by John Zjadler and Rich O’Neil for Show 75 of The Home Tech Podcast. The guys start off hearing about Rich’s new push bike, a  Specialized Secteur Sport Compact , before briefly about some of the new Garmin  exercise watches, including exercise watches that also work as a bike computer. MozyPro–secure online backup for businesses Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: Freegate, Internet Security, K9 Web Protection, OpenDNS, Power Grid, RaspberryPi, Solar, Windows 8
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Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined this week by Greg Welch, and Paul Braren (from an interstate flight) for Show 76 of The Home Tech Podcast. The guys start off trying to have a quick chat with Paul, who purchased some air time with  gogo in-flight WiFi  on a flight between JFK and LAX.  Even though the upload performance isn’t great, for those of us who have always wanted to be online during a long flight, the dream is here! MozyPro–secure online backup for businesses Join us for the...
Topics: Bing Maps, encryption, Evernote, Flight Aware, gogo, Google Hangout, LastPass, LinkedIn, Logitech...
Jim and Andrew are joined this week by Gary Johnson (filling in for Christian) and Bryan Auer for Show 77 of The Home Tech Podcast. After going over some of the equipment that Bryan has in his studio (like the  Dell Latitude ST tablet Atom Z760  which Bryan has running Windows 8) ,  the guys talk about their various deployments of Windows 8 and their experiences of the current Release Preview. MozyPro–secure online backup for businesses Join us for the show live each Thursday at...
Topics: Dominating Websites, Facebook, Google Hangout, Google Hangout Lower Third, Google+ Hangout Extras,...
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Jim, Christian and Andrew are joined this week by John Stutsman and John Zajdler for Show 78 of The Home Tech Podcast. This show was all Microsoft Surface Tablet news. MozyPro–secure online backup for businesses Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: Microsoft Surface Tablet, Surface, Surface RT
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Jim, Christian and Andrew are joined this week by Chris Lux and John Zajdler for Show 79 of The Home Tech Podcast. This week, it’s a Windows show, with the guys starting off talking about the recent Microsoft announcement relating to the Windows Server 2012 lineup , which removes  Windows Home Server  and  Windows Small Business Server  as a dedicated product lines. The new Windows Server 2012 Essentials does carry a higher price tag than  Windows Home Server , which may prove...
Topics: Classic Shell, Windows 8, Windows Home Server, Windows Server 2012
Jim and Christian are joined this week by Renny Phipps for Show 80 of The Home Tech Podcast.  Christian spent a bunch of time redesigning the site this last weekend.  If you not reading this on the site, stop out to  http://theAverageGuy.tv .  We also produced a special Windows Server 2012 Essentials first look early in the week.  If you missed it, you can  catch it here. MozyPro–secure online backup for businesses Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at ...
Topics: CrashPlan, Drobbox, Email Leaked, NameBench, Pogoplug, Private Cloud, ShouldIChangeMyPassword.com,...
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Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined this week by Gordon Schmidt and Bill Paulmenn for Show 81 of The Home Tech Podcast.  Gordon spends the first part of the podcast talking about the  NEST Thermostat  that he reviewed in a post  right here on the site .  We also talk about a lightning strike at Bill’s place and the destruction is caused to his out buildings.  That discussion led into one about Surge Protectors and UPS Devices.  Andrew found what will be come a popular Christmas gift...
Topics: Lightning Strike, NEST, Surge Protectors, UPS
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Jim and Christian are joined this week by Mike Howard from  http://jpeg2RAW.com  for Show 82 of The Home Tech Podcast.  After Jim appeared on jpeg2RAW the Tuesday before and was asked by the listeners to cover the basics of blogging. MozyPro–secure online backup for businesses Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: Blogger, Blogging, Drobo, Drobo S, Giveaway, Microsoft Office 2010, Windows Live Writer
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Jim and Christian are joined this week by Rich O’Neil from  Rich’s Random Podcast Generator  for Show 83 of The Home Tech Podcast.  Have you had a chance to sign up to  Win the Drobo .?  Follow the link and get that done today.  And a reminder to join us on  Jpeg2RAW podcast  on Aug 14th right here.  Also check out our new Reddit site out at  http://reddit.com/r/theAverageGuy .  Would love your feedback on why everyone seems to be reading reddit.   podcast@theAverageGuy.tv ....
Topics: Drobo Giveaway, Galaxy SII and ICS, NASA, Outlook.com, Reddit
Jim and Christian are joined this week by Mike Howard from  http://jpeg2RAW.com  for Show 84 of The Home Tech Podcast.  We had a NASA insider (Christian) and chatted some about the Mars Curiosity Rover, a Dell Ultra Sharp U2412M Monitor, covered Tim’s Gaming Rig and more.  Listen all the way to the end for some bonus material. MozyPro–secure online backup for businesses Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: AVG Internet Secuirty, CrashPlan, Curiosity Rover, Dell, Dell UltraSharp, Drobo, Drobo Giveaway, HP...
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Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined this week by Nathaniel Lindley and Bryan Auer for Show 85 of The Home Tech Podcast. Nathaniel talks about how Mat Honan from Wired was hacked through social engineering security flaws in Apple and Amazons’ password reset mechanisms. MozyPro–secure online backup for businesses Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: hacking, passwords, RaspberryPi, Social Engineering, USB Monitors, Windows 8
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Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined this week by John Stutsman for Show 86 of The Home Tech Podcast.   Make sure you watch the YouTube recording of the show for some special bonus content!  Christian talks about how he hooked up his USB monitor to his Raspberry Pi.   Only on YouTube. [3:20] We start with a discussion around Windows XP still being used in the wild.  With the end of life for XP looming on April 8, 2014, users are going to have to make some kind of decision how they are...
Topics: chrome, Drobo, Drobo Mini, Firefox, Hiren's Boot CD, Internet Explorer, Mushkin Chronos 120GB SSD...
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Jim and Andrew are joined this week by  Gordon Schmidt  for Show 87 of The Home Tech Podcast. The guys kick off the show talking about using Windows 8 with multiple monitors, replacing failed hardware components, and upgrading laptops to Windows 7 or Windows 8 from Windows Vista to improve the user experience. The guys talk about some listener feedback, regarding Skype finally showing up in Windows Update, and some of the frustrations with online shopping. Join us for the show live each...
Topics: Apple, Cloud Storage, If This Then That, IFTTT, Microsoft Hardware, Windows 8, Yammer
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Jim and Andrew are joined this week by Chris Lux for Show 88 of The Home Tech Podcast. The guys get the show started with some Fitness Tech talk by covering the benefits of using  LiveStrong.com  for fitness and nutrition tracking. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: Gorilla Glass, Livestrong.com, Nokia, Nokia Lumia, Nokia Lumia 920, Office 2013, Yurbuds
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Dec 27, 2014 Jim Collison
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Jim is joined this week by Mike Howard for Show 89 of The Home Tech Podcast. We are all Windows 8 Surface Tablet demo this week.  Jim purchased an HP TouchSmart 310 off of Craigslist and installed the RTM version of Windows 8 and turned it into one large Surface Tablet.  Since most of the show was a demo, very little show notes for the week.  Make sure you watch the YouTube video for all the details. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live
Topics: HP Touchsmart, Microsoft, Nikon D800, Surface, Tablet, Touch Screen, Windows 8
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Jim and Andrew are joined this week by Renny Phipps for Show 90 of The Home Tech Podcast. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live
Topics: Accurate Outlook Duplicates Remover, Office 2013, Outlook, Samsung Galaxy SIII, Tonido Plug, Vizio,...
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Jim is joined this week by Bill Paulmenn and John Zajdler for Show 91 of The Home Tech Podcast. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live
Topics: igHome.com, Microsoft Stores, Microsoft Surface, Sched.org, Steer-by-Wire
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Dec 27, 2014 Jim Collison
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Jim and Andrew are joined this week by John Stutsman and Mike Howard from jpeg2RAWfor Show 91 of The Home Tech Podcast. Jim and John give us a quick debrief on the  Home Server Show  meet-up that was held last week before the guys kick off with the show. The guys talk about the  Windows 8  release, which had already arrived in Australia, and was at the time of recording a few hours away in the US. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: Microsoft Surface, Window 8
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Jim is joined for a special edition weekend podcast with guests Mike Martis from  BYOB , Kevin Schoonover, Mike Howard from the jpeg2RAW podcast  and  Paul Braren .  This podcast is all Microsoft Surface and is best consumed via YouTube.  Watch it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhP3swx1Znk Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: Microsoft Surface Tablet, Windows 8
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Jim and Andrew are joined for this podcast with guest Rich O’Neil from  Rich’s Random Podcast Generator. We have made some changes to the LIVE page!  Catch us live, Thursday nights at 8pmC/9E at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .  We are now streaming to both LiveStream and YouTube at the same time so you can choose.  Let us know if it is working for you.  podcast@theAverageGuy.tv Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: ARM, Google, HD Home Run, LiveStream, Nexus, Silicon Dust, YouTube
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CHRISTIAN IS BACK!  Jim, Christian and Andrew are joined for this podcast with guest Jay Moore. We have made some changes to the LIVE page! Catch us live, Thursday nights at 8pmC/9E at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live . We are now streaming to both LiveStream and YouTube at the same time so you can choose. Let us know if it is working for you. podcast@theAverageGuy.tv Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at  http://theAverageGuy.tv/live .
Topics: Skype, Stitcher, Windows, Windows 8